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  • Lipoproteins and heat shock proteins as measures of reproductive physiology in the soft shell clam, Mya arenaria 

    Clayton, Maureen E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1996-06)
    Reproduction is an important physiological process in marine bivalve molluscs. Experiments were designed to examine the role of lipoproteins and heat shock proteins in normal physiological processes of the soft shell ...
  • Logical and set theory models for gastropod larvae, North American birds and seals of the world 

    Hulburt, Edward M. (2006-05-18)
    Two logically valid models are used to compare the gastropod (snail) larvae of Atlantic and Pacific equatorial oceans with birds of North America. One model is this: if there is an environment that supports many species, ...
  • Long distance passive localization of vocalizing sei whales using an acoustic normal mode approach 

    Newhall, Arthur E.; Lin, Ying-Tsong; Lynch, James F.; Baumgartner, Mark F.; Gawarkiewicz, Glen G. (Acoustical Society of America, 2012-02)
    During a 2 day period in mid-September 2006, more than 200, unconfirmed but identifiable, sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) calls were collected as incidental data during a multidisciplinary oceanography and acoustics ...
  • Long serial analysis of gene expression for gene discovery and transcriptome profiling in the widespread marine coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi 

    Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Haley, Sheean T.; Birkeland, Shanda R.; Wurch, Louie L.; Cipriano, Michael J.; McArthur, Andrew G. (American Society for Microbiology, 2006-01)
    The abundant and widespread coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi plays an important role in mediating CO2 exchange between the ocean and the atmosphere through its impact on marine photosynthesis and calcification. Here, we ...
  • Low frequency vocalizations attributed to sei whales (Balaenoptera borealis) 

    Baumgartner, Mark F.; Van Parijs, Sofie M.; Wenzel, Frederick W.; Tremblay, Christopher J.; Esch, H. Carter; Warde, Ann M. (Acoustical Society of America, 2008-08)
    Low frequency (<100 Hz) downsweep vocalizations were repeatedly recorded from ocean gliders east of Cape Cod, MA in May 2005. To identify the species responsible for this call, arrays of acoustic recorders were deployed ...
  • Low-frequency components in harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) clicks : communication signal, by-products, or artifacts? 

    Hansen, Michael; Wahlberg, Magnus; Madsen, Peter T. (Acoustical Society of America, 2008-12)
    Underwater sound signals for biosonar and communication normally have different source properties to serve the purposes of generating efficient acoustic backscatter from small objects or conveying information to conspecifics. ...
  • Macro- and micro-geographic variation of short-beaked common dolphin’s whistles in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean 

    Papale, E.; Azzolin, M.; Cascao, Irma; Gannier, A.; Lammers, M. O.; Martin, V. M.; Oswald, J.; Perez-Gil, M.; Prieto, Rui; Silva, Monica A.; Giacoma, C. (2013-09)
    Genetic studies have shown that there are small but significant differences between the short-beaked common dolphin populations in the Atlantic Ocean and those in the Mediterranean Sea. The short-beaked common dolphin ...
  • Maintaining contact : design and use of acoustic signals in killer whales, Orcinus orca 

    Miller, Patrick J. O. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-09)
    This thesis presents data on the structure and use of acoustic signals produced by free-ranging resident killer whales. The analysis focuses on signal features that might be useful for animals to maintain contact and ...
  • Managing coastal resources in the 21st century 

    Weinstein, Michael P.; Baird, Ronald C.; Conover, David O.; Gross, Matthias; Keulartz, Jozef; Loomis, David K.; Naveh, Zev; Peterson, Susan B.; Reed, Denise J.; Roe, Emery; Swanson, R. Lawrence; Swart, Jacques A. A.; Teal, John M.; Turner, R. Eugene; van der Windt, Henny J.; International Working Group on Sustainability (Ecological Society of America, 2007-01)
    Coastal ecosystems are increasingly dominated by humans. Consequently, the human dimensions of sustainability science have become an integral part of emerging coastal governance and management practices. But if we are to ...
  • Manatee (Trichechus manatus) vocalization usage in relation to environmental noise levels 

    Miksis-Olds, Jennifer L.; Tyack, Peter L. (Acoustical Society of America, 2009-03)
    Noise can interfere with acoustic communication by masking signals that contain biologically important information. Communication theory recognizes several ways a sender can modify its acoustic signal to compensate for ...
  • A manual for the removal, fixation and preservation of cetacean ears 

    Ketten, Darlene R.; Cramer, Scott R.; Arruda, Julie (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-01)
    This chapter is intended as an instructional guide for the removal, fixation and preservation of auditory system tissues of marine mammals. Each section describes procedures for a major ear type for marine mammals. The ...
  • Marine biotoxins and harmful algae : a national plan 

    Anderson, Donald M.; Galloway, Sylvia B.; Joseph, Jeanne D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
    Marine biotoxins and harmful algae represent a significant and expanding threat to human health and fisheries resources throughout the U.S. This problem takes many forms, ranging from massive "red tides" or blooms of cells ...
  • Marine mammal necropsy : an introductory guide for stranding responders and field biologists 

    Pugliares, Katie R.; Bogomolni, Andrea L.; Touhey, Kathleen M.; Herzig, Sarah M.; Harry, Charles T.; Moore, Michael J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-09)
    This necropsy manual is designed to establish a base level of profiency in marine mammal necropsy techniques. It is written for stranding network members who do not have a formal pathobiological training and have limited ...
  • The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP) : illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing 

    Keeling, Patrick J.; Burki, Fabien; Wilcox, Heather M.; Allam, Bassem; Allen, Eric E.; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A.; Armbrust, E. Virginia; Archibald, John M.; Bharti, Arvind K.; Bell, Callum J.; Beszteri, Bank; Bidle, Kay D.; Cameron, Connor T.; Campbell, Lisa; Caron, David A.; Cattolico, Rose Ann; Collier, Jackie L.; Coyne, Kathryn J.; Davy, Simon K.; Deschamps, Phillipe; Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Edvardsen, Bente; Gates, Ruth D.; Gobler, Christopher J.; Greenwood, Spencer J.; Guida, Stephanie M.; Jacobi, Jennifer L.; Jakobsen, Kjetill S.; James, Erick R.; Jenkins, Bethany D.; John, Uwe; Johnson, Matthew D.; Juhl, Andrew R.; Kamp, Anja; Katz, Laura A.; Kiene, Ronald P.; Kudryavtsev, Alexander N.; Leander, Brian S.; Lin, Senjie; Lovejoy, Connie; Lynn, Denis; Marchetti, Adrian; McManus, George; Nedelcu, Aurora M.; Menden-Deuer, Susanne; Miceli, Cristina; Mock, Thomas; Montresor, Marina; Moran, Mary Ann; Murray, Shauna A.; Nadathur, Govind; Nagai, Satoshi; Ngam, Peter B.; Palenik, Brian; Pawlowski, Jan; Petroni, Giulio; Piganeau, Gwenael; Posewitz, Matthew C.; Rengefors, Karin; Romano, Giovanna; Rumpho, Mary E.; Rynearson, Tatiana A.; Schilling, Kelly B.; Schroeder, Declan C.; Simpson, Alastair G. B.; Slamovits, Claudio H.; Smith, David R.; Smith, G. Jason; Smith, Sarah R.; Sosik, Heidi M.; Stief, Peter; Theriot, Edward; Twary, Scott N.; Umale, Pooja E.; Vaulot, Daniel; Wawrik, Boris; Wheeler, Glen L.; Wilson, William H.; Xu, Yan; Zingone, Adriana; Worden, Alexandra Z. (Public Library of Science, 2014-06-24)
    Microbial ecology is plagued by problems of an abstract nature. Cell sizes are so small and population sizes so large that both are virtually incomprehensible. Niches are so far from our everyday experience as to make their ...
  • The marine phosphorus cycle 

    White, Angelicque E.; Dyhrman, Sonya T. (Frontiers Media, 2013-05-21)
    Phosphorus, the 13th element to be discovered on our planet, has a rich and varied history spanning match-making, bombs, fertilizer, and pesticides. Entire islands economies (Nauru) have collapsed in the mad hunt for ...
  • Marine plankton phenology and life history in a changing climate : current research and future directions 

    Ji, Rubao; Edwards, Martin; Mackas, David L.; Runge, Jeffrey A.; Thomas, Andrew C. (Oxford University Press, 2010-06-07)
    Increasing availability and extent of biological ocean time series (from both in situ and satellite data) have helped reveal significant phenological variability of marine plankton. The extent to which the range of this ...
  • Marine vertebrate zoonoses : an overview of the DAO Special Issue 

    Moore, Michael J.; Gast, Rebecca J.; Bogomolni, Andrea L. (Inter-Research, 2008-08-19)
    The role of marine birds, mammals, turtles and fish as vectors of infectious agents of potential risk to humans can be examined from a variety of perspectives. The studies in this DAO Special include a broad survey of ...
  • Mark-recapture statistics and demographic analysis 

    Fujiwara, Masami (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-06)
    Mark-recapture analysis of populations is becoming an important tool in population biology. Mark-recapture methods can be used to estimate transition probabilities among life-stages from capture histories of marked ...
  • Markov chain analysis of succession in a rocky subtidal community 

    Hill, M. Forrest; Witman, Jon D.; Caswell, Hal (University of Chicago Press, 2004-07-01)
    We present a Markov chain model of succession in a rocky subtidal community based on a long-term (1986–1994) study of subtidal invertebrates (14 species) at Ammen Rock Pinnacle in the Gulf of Maine. The model describes ...
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods for assigning larvae to natal sites using natural geochemical tags 

    White, J. Wilson; Standish, Julie D.; Thorrold, Simon R.; Warner, Robert R. (Ecological Society of America, 2008-12)
    Geochemical signatures deposited in otoliths are a potentially powerful means of identifying the origin and dispersal history of fish. However, current analytical methods for assigning natal origins of fish in mixed-stock ...